Three Australians and three Englishmen are going to a football match.
At the train station, the three Australians each buy a single and watch as the three Englishmen buy just one ticket between them.
“How are the three of you going to travel on only one ticket?” asks one of the Australians.
“Watch and learn,” answers one of the Englishmen.
They all board the train. The Australians take their respective seats but all three Englishmen cram into a loo and close the door behind them. Shortly after the train has departed, the conductor arrives to collect the tickets. He knocks on the loo door and says, “Ticket please.”
The door opens slightly and a single arm emerges with a ticket in hand. The conductor takes it and moves on. The Australians are mightily impressed, and after the game, to save money, they decide to repeat the Englishmen’s trick.
When they get to the station, they buy a single ticket for the return trip. To their astonishment, however, the Englishmen don’t buy a ticket at all.
“How are you going to travel without a ticket?” asks one perplexed Australian.
“Watch and learn,” says one of the Englishmen.
The train departs, the three Englishmen cram into a loo, and the three Australians pile into another one nearby. Shortly afterwards, one of the Englishmen sneaks out of the loo, knocks on the door of the loo in which the Australians are hiding, and says, “Ticket please…”